Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16

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Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Friday, May 16, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEDWIG, Neil Patrick Harris & More Win at the 80th Annual Drama League Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is being held this afternoon, May 16, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where winners will be announced for Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. This year's event, which began at noon, is hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. BroadwayWorld is updating the winners live! Check back in to find out who took home the big awards! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Amber Riley, Ariana Grande & More Set for DANCING WITH THE STARS Season Finale
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

The finale will feature musical performances by Christina Perri singing her ballad "Human," Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX will perform their hit "Fancy," Season 18 contestant Cody Simpson will treat fans to his hit "Surfboard" and Ariana Grande will perform her new single "Problem." (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 VIDEO: Cast of 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Performs 'I Don't Understand the Poor' on Tonight Show
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham and the cast and orchestra of Broadway's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER performed the number 'I Don't Understand the Poor' for the last night's Tonight Show audience (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #24 - Rosie & The Divas
by Pat Cerasaro - May 16, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special spotlight on 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Award recipient Rosie O'Donnell. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Opens Up About IF/THEN, the Oscars & More on THE TALK
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2014

Tony winner Idina Menzel CBS' The Talk this morning, and opened up about Broadway's If/Then, hearing John Travolta introduce her as Adele Dazeem at the Oscars, and more. Check out her appearance below! (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Photo Flash: Whoopi Goldberg Visits James Monroe Iglehart at ALADDIN!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner Whoopi Goldberg attended last night's performance of Broadway's new smash musical comedy Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Following the performance, Goldberg went backstage to visit with Tony nominee James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), who was near tears at meeting one of his idols, and the cast. She lavished praise on his performance, calling it, 'the meaning of 'sensational!' Check out a look back at her visit below! (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 BWW Interviews: Choreographer Spencer Liff Talks HEDWIG, DWTS & New Season of SYTYCD
by Caryn Robbins - May 16, 2014

Today, the multi-talented dancer speaks exclusively to BWW about the uniqueness of choreographing a show like 'Hedwig', his longtime relationship with Neil Patrick Harris and what's ahead for the new season of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Photo Coverage: Head to Toe Fashion at the 80th Annual Drama League Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 16, 2014

The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon was held earlier this afternoon, May 16, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where winners were announced for Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. This year's event was hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The big winners of the day included A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, All the Way, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Glass Menagerie, and Neil Patrick Harris. Click here for a list of all the nominees! BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and below, you can check out full photo coverage of all of the red carpet fashion! (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Photo Flash: IF/THEN's Idina Menzel Visits CBS's 'The Talk'
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

Tony Award winner IDINA MENZEL stopped by today's THE TALK on CBS to chat about her new Broadway show IF/THEN. Check out photos from the appearance below! (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Broadway Power Couple Takes to the North; Audra and Will in Westchester
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Broadway power couple Audra McDonald and Will Swenson were featured in the Real Estate section of yesterday's New York Times talking about their home in Westchester. (more...)


11) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Sarah Brightman Announces Several New Dates For DREAMCHASER International Tour
by Pat Cerasaro - May 16, 2014

Internationally celebrated recording artist, performer and vocalist Sarah Brightman continues her new space-themed DREAMCHASER tour this month and several new dates have been added to the schedule this week, including many stops on the east coast coming up this summer. (more...)


12) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 VIDEO: Zachary Levi & Sesame Street's Bert Urge Kids to Turn Off Social Media
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

Zachary Levi and Sesame Street's Bert know that a day in the park doesn't need a filter. (more...)


13) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Not Sure GODZILLA Was the 'Best Choice for Me'
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston, who currently stars in Broadway's 'All the Way', had a tough decision to make once his Emmy Award winning AMC hit drama series came to its conclusion. (more...)


14) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 STAGE TUBE: SIDE SHOW Begins Rehearsals at Kennedy Center - Catch Up with Erin Davie, Emily Padgett & More!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2014

Rehearsals for the newly reimagined production of Side Show at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, running June 14 to July 13, 2014, kicked off today, with new faces joining the cast previously assembled at the La Jolla Playhouse. Below, catch up with Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, starring as the Hilton sisters, Side Show's cast and crew, and more on the first day of rehearsals! (more...)


15) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Photo Flash: Mike Tyson Stops by Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Earlier this week, the cast and creative team of the Tony Award-nominated smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight welcomed back Grammy Award-winner Fantasia Barrino as 'Special Guest Star.' Last night, Mike Tyson stopped by the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, going backstage to visit Barrino and her castmates - check out a look back below! (more...)


16) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ALADDIN's Jonathan Freeman
by BWW Staff - May 16, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Jonathan Freeman, who is starring as 'Jafar' in Aladdin- currently playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)


17) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Jesse Tyler Ferguson Hosts 80th Annual Drama League Awards Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Drama League has announced that the Emmy-nominated star of Modern Family and Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host the upcoming 80th Annual Drama League Awards. Considered one of the high points of the theater season, the Annual Awards Luncheon includes a nominees cocktail reception, luncheon ceremony, and awards presentation and that will be held today, May 16, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in the Broadway Ballroom (1535 Broadway) beginning at 11:30 a.m. Financier Patisserie, GenSpring Family Offices, and National Life Group are the 2014 Event Sponsors of the 80th Annual Drama League Awards. (more...)


18) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Returns to 54 Below with LOVE, ALL WAYS
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 16, 2014

Mandy Gonzalez, back by popular demand, returned to 54 Below last night, May 15 (9:30PM), in Love, All Ways- A Musical Retrospective of Triumph and Hilarity. Gonzalez, star of Broadway's Wicked, In the Heights, Lennon and more,performed an unforgettable evening of great music and hilarity, all revolving around love and its crazy themes and variations. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special concert below! (more...)


19) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 Idina Menzel Appears on THE TALK Today
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, returns to New York City. (more...)


20) Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, May. 16 FROZEN-Themed Attraction Heading to Epcot's Norway Pavilion?
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2014

Walt Disney World executives are planning to shut down five resort-wide attractions including the 'Maelstrom' ride in Epcot's Norway Pavilion. (more...)


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